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Sydney’s Change Agenda Helping Associations to Meet with...

Business Event Sydney (BESydney) and International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) have been leading the way in business events for 65 years (55 years and 10 years respectively). Their trusted leadership in the impact of business events has meant the organisations are at the forefront of a new era of business events that focus on…

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Advancing Women In Business Events

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) and the PCMA Foundation today released the final report of Advancing Women In Business Events, a groundbreaking, two-part global study focusing on the advancement of women in the industry, specifically the gender disparity in leadership, despite being a female-dominated field. This foundational study will be conducted every two years to benchmark…

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BESydney Shares Customised Event Smarts on New Portal

From Conference & Meetings World: Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has launched its new event planning portal, designed to support event organisers to access tools, resources, and funding to host their business event in Sydney. The new planning portal has been designed in consultation with customers who run small events and agents to address the challenges…

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CHANGE STARTS HERE: How BESydney Advances the Government Agenda

In a candid interview from Sydney, New South Wales, the General Manager of Content, Creative & Corporate Affairs at Business Events Sydney – Carolin Lenehan – shares the conversation that is now being had between her organisation and government – a conversation that The Iceberg would urge all DMOs to share with their city, state,…

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Sydney to Host 5th World Conference Of Women’s Shelters

From BESydney: Wesnet (Women’s Services Network Inc.) is pleased to announce that together with the Global Network of Women’s Shelters (GNWS), Australia will be hosting the 5th World Conference of Women’s Shelters (5WCWS) in Sydney from 15-18 September 2025. This will be the first time ever held in the Southern Hemisphere. Launched in New York…

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Time to Take Action on Women in Business Events Leadership

From BESydney: Business Events Sydney (BESydney) and the world’s largest association for business events strategists, PCMA, released the findings of a new global study into Advancing Women in Business Events in San Diego overnight. During 2023, the PCMA Foundation and Business Events Sydney (BESydney) set out to explore the pronounced gender gap in the global…

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The International Council on Monuments and Sites General Assembly 2023

From Business Events Sydney: The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is a non-government global professional association that works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places around the world. The ICOMOS General Assembly and the Scientific Symposium provides an opportunity for heritage professionals and enthusiasts to come together to deliberate on heritage…

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AMBASSADOR WATCH: BESydney in Social Impact Drive

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) released a comprehensive report to close 2023 reflecting on the direct and indirect contribution of business events to the City of Sydney and New South Wales economy. The report reveals a strong emphasis on delivering social impact through events in addition to sectoral development and the direct economic, or consumption economy,…

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New Social Impact Specialist Joins BESydney Team

From BESydney: As part of Business Event Sydney’s (BESydney) Change Starts Here agenda, it has engaged a Social Impact Specialist to drive the Social Impact strategy from the bidding stage all the way through, with a focus on measurement. Tina Demetriou will be joining the team from 21 November bringing a strong background in event…

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Sydney bets all on Intellectual Capital

From PCMA: Progressive and innovative, Sydney is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. In addition to an environment that is ripe for new and expansive ideas, the capital of New South Wales and one of Australia’s largest cities is equipped with an advanced infrastructure, from modern meeting facilities to a seamless…

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New Change Starts Here: Strategic Agenda For BESydney

From BESydney: Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has unveiled its new Change Starts Here strategic agenda aimed at sharing the depth of possibilities for powerful global change when hosting business events in Sydney. BESydney is shifting the business event narrative, with CEO Lyn Lewis-Smith explaining, “We want our business events delegates to meet the people, enjoy…

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Sydney Builds Sustainability Legacy Through Business Events

From Skift Meetings: Sydney, Australia, has won the inaugural Global Destination Sustainability Movement (GDS-Movement) and #MEET4IMPACT Impact Award. The award recognizes the BESydney Impact Program, a social impact methodology and framework for business events across the region. As one of the top 10 most liveable cities on the planet, Sydney’s focus on sustainability is not…

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Skift Meetings Releases New Guide to Creating Positive Impact

Business events have always been drivers of change, for participants, industries, and wider global communities; however the world continues to shift in ways that make it both more important and more difficult to execute this level of impact. The continued pandemic recovery coupled with geopolitical pressures are complicating everything… From Skift Meetings…

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World Congress on Endometriosis in the 2025 Calendar for Sydney

Secured by the Australian Society of Endometriosis working with the bidding specialists at BESydney, the Sydney Congress will be held at the International Convention Centre Sydney and will attract more than 1000 people to the harbour city generating an estimated $3.9million in direct expenditure over four days. From Business Events Sydney…

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AUSTRALIA: We All Row Together

AUSTRALIAN BOAT RACE: If you want to row your own boat, you’re in the wrong boat! Listening to the Business Events Sector of Australia leadership at the AIME Leaders Forum, and subsequently in interview, it became abundantly clear why Australia’s leading industry associations have decided to merge. Four bodies – the Business Events Council of…

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BESydney’s Dr Marlene Kanga Explores Gender Equality in STEM

The need for more women in STEM, especially in AI and advanced technologies, was a focus of the UN Women #CSW67 Commission on the Status of Women meeting, also described in Dr Kanga’s blog for the International Science Council – When will we get there? The UN says 300 years! From the International Science Council…

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BESydney | IAP 2022 World Congress Case Study

The International Academy of Pathology (IAP) is the largest worldwide professional body of Pathologists. Dedicated to the advancement of Pathology through educational exchanges worldwide, IAP has numerous divisions in countries and regions including Asia Pacific, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe. Bridge to a Cure, the 34th World Congress, hosted in Sydney was one of…

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